May/June 2000

Volume 51
Issue 3

Features 

The Korean conflict erupted fifty years ago this June. Many Americans still believe that it began in debacle (which is true) and ended in a humiliating compromise that changed nothing (which is not).

Are Moby-Dick, The Godfather, and Gen. Omar Bradley overpraised? Do Canada and Chicago and Ronald Reagan deserve more respect? Our third annual survey of the experts gives the answers.

Anonymous

AN INTERVIEW WITH RICHARD GILDER AND LEWIS LEHRMAN

What do you need to build the only national museum dedicated to World War II? The same things we needed to fight the war it commemorates: faith, passion, perseverance—and a huge amount of money.

THE NEGLECTED EPIC OF ANDREW JACKSON HIGGINS

How bad is it when Presidents get really sore?

May/June 2000

Departments 

Behind the Cutting Edge

History Happened Here

Letter From the Editor

My Brush With History

The Business of America

Time Machine